|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 56g||71%|
|Saturated Fat 15g||77%|
|Total Carbohydrate 56g||20%|
|Dietary Fiber 4g||16%|
|Total Sugars 5g|
|Vitamin C 5mg||24%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
Milanesa napolitana is a variation on the breaded fried steak called milanesa that is popular in Argentina and Uruguay. Milanesa a la Napolitana does not originate from Milan or Naples; it's thought to have been invented in the 1940s at a Buenos Aires restaurant called “Nápoli”.
Milanesa napolitana is similar to veal parmesan, but with South American touches. After the steak is breaded and fried, it's topped with a slice of ham, tomato sauce, and melted mozzarella cheese, and served with french fries. Leftovers make great sandwiches, especially when paired with a soft but crusty roll.
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4 thinly sliced skillet steaks(such as top round)
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon oregano
Kosher salt, to taste
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 cups fresh bread crumbs
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
1/3 cup olive or vegetable oil
1/2 cup tomato sauce
4 slices deli ham
1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
French fries, for serving
Steps to Make It
Gather the ingredients.
Place eggs in a shallow bowl or pan, and whisk together with oregano and salt and pepper.
Stir Parmesan cheese and garlic into bread crumbs and place in another shallow pan.
Dip steaks first in egg mixture, then in bread crumbs, coating well with crumbs.
Heat oil in a heavy skillet, and cook steaks for several minutes on each side, until golden brown and crispy. Drain steaks on paper towels.
Place steaks on a baking sheet. Turn on broiler.
Top each steak with a slice of ham, 2 to 3 tablespoons tomato sauce, and 1/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle Italian seasoning over cheese, and place steaks under broiler until cheese melts.
Serve warm, with fries. Enjoy!
What's the Difference Between Milanesa and Schnitzel?
Milanesa, aka milanese, is similar to Schnitzel, as both are thin meats (cutlets) that are breaded and fried. The main difference is milanesa includes parmesan cheese in the recipe.